Friday, August 11, 2006

Unfortunate Event for Gundam Fans

Hirotaka SuzuokiGunota Headlines reported that Hirotaka Suzuoki, the voice actor for Bright Noa of MS Gundam has passed away on August 6th due to lung cancer. A sad news for Gundam fans who loves Bright Noa's cool and steady characteristic as the captain of White Base in the first Gundam anime. May Hirotaka-san rest in peace.

The list of anime Hirotaka Suzuoki worked on include (from Saitou Hajime's site):
  • Millenium Actress - trivia: Shinsengumi cameo...Bright Noa
  • Dragon Ball as Tenshin-han
  • Legend of the Galactic Heroes as Konev
  • Mobile Suit Gundam as Bright Noah
  • Naruto the Movie as Nadare Rouga Pokemon as Sakaki
  • Ranma 1/2 as Tatewaki Kuno
  • Rurouni Kenshin / Samurai X as Saitou Hajime
  • Transformers as Starscream
  • Trigun as Chapel